Specific Mental Health Difficulties
Anxiety manifests itself in many ways i.e., fear, panic, worry, avoidance and isolation. It’s an emotion that can take its victim from fully functioning to complete immobility. Teenagers can learn the skills they need to work through anxiety
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There is a common misperception that self-harm is a form of attention seeking, but it is usually a sign of stress or distress.
Low Mood and Depression
Whilst thinking about suicide is relatively common, very few young people will actually attempt to take their own lives. Having suicidal thoughts clearly shows someone is unhappy and needs help and support.
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You may feel very worried if you think that someone you care about has an eating problem. It may feel difficult to know how to talk to them about it or how to deal with their changes in mood.